2018 Ford Escape Review in Sandusky, MI

The 2018 Ford Escape can be found at the intersection where practical meets fun. If you are sure that you want the versatility of an SUV but haven't yet decided which one is right for you, you'll definitely want to add the Escape to the top of your list. To help you figure out what you can expect from this impressive crossover SUV from the engineers at Ford, the team of experts at our dealership in Sandusky, MI has highlighted the features that you'll most appreciate. Peruse the article below for details on the performance, interior, and safety features you can expect from a brand new Escape.

If you have any questions before you read on, please feel free to give us a call at (810) 648-0000 for answers.

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape: Engine Options & Performance

There are three incredible engines you can choose from when you purchase the 2018 Ford Escape, each of which offers the horsepower, torque, and towing capacity you've been looking for from your next SUV. Take a look at the table below for performance ratings on each engine available with the Ford Escape.


2.5L Duratec® iVCT I4

1.5L EcoBoost® Turbo I4

2.0L EcoBoost® Turbo I4


168 HP @ 6,000 RPM

179 @ 6,000 RPM

245 HP @ 5,500 RPM


170 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM

177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500 RPM

275 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM

Max. MPG City/Highway

21/29 MPG

23/30 MPG

21/28 MPG

Max. Towing Capacity: FWD

1,500 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

2,500 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity: AWD


2,000 lbs.

2,500 lbs.

2018 Ford Escape: Interior & Technology Features

When it comes to comfort and infotainment features, the 2018 Ford Escape will be your new home away from home. Using SYNC® infotainment technology, connecting your smart phone to the Escape's interface is as simple as turning the key. Thanks to the available ten-way power driver's seat with seat with memory, you'll enjoy complete relaxation no matter how long your commute is. Additional comfort and tech features include:

  • 60/40 split-fold-flat rear seats
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control
  • Ten-speaker audio system from Sony®
  • SYNC® 3 and SYNC Connect®
  • Available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with mounted controls
  • Remote start system
  • Ice Blue® instrument cluster panel lighting
  • Intelligent access with push-button start
2018 Ford Escape Seating

2018 Ford Escape: Safety Systems

If you are looking for an SUV that will keep you and your passengers secure while simultaneously working to enhance your situational awareness, the 2018 Ford Escape has got you completely covered. Safety systems available with the Ford Escape include:

  • Personal Safety System™ with dual-stage airbags
  • Safety Canopy® system
  • Brake assist
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™)
  • Rear view camera
  • Torque vectoring control
  • Halogen reflector headlamps

Test-Drive the 2018 Ford Escape in Sandusky, MI Today!

Now that you've gotten a taste of what the 2018 Ford Escape has to offer, the next step is to pick which trim level most suits your needs. Take a look at our trim package research page for additional info, or stop by our new vehicle inventory to see all of the impressive models we have available at our Ford dealership in Sandusky, MI.

2018 Ford Escape parked on hill
 If you have any more questions regarding our dealership or how you can schedule a test-drive appointment, don't hesitate to contact Tubbs Brothers Ford using our online form. You can also give us a call at (810) 648-0000 anytime during our posted hours if you would like to speak with one of our team members directly.